Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 68513 [05-22424]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 217 / Thursday, November 10, 2005 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–22422 Filed 11–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0251] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before December 12, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, FAX (202) 565–6950 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0251.’’ Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0251’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Present Status of Loan, VA Form 26–8778. OMB Control Number: 2900–0251. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8778 is used to obtain pertinent data from servicers regarding the status of defaulted loans. VA uses the information collected to properly service all defaulted loans. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Nov 09, 2005 Jkt 208001 control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 27, 2005, at page 30832. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 29,167 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 175,000. Dated: November 2, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–22423 Filed 11–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to identify veterans owned businesses. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 9, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Gail Wegner (00VE), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: gail.wegner@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–New’’ in any correspondence. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68513 Gail Wegner at (202) 303–3296 or FAX (202) 254–0238. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501 ‘‘ 3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, OSDBU invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OSDBU’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OSDBU’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: VetBiz Vendor Information Pages. OMB Control Number: 2900–New. Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The Vendor Information Pages (VIP) will be used to assist federal agencies in identifying small businesses owned and controlled by veterans and service-connected disable veterans. This information is necessary to ensure that veteran own businesses are given the opportunity to participate in Federal contracts and receive contract solicitations information automatically. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 1, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–22424 Filed 11–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 217 (Thursday, November 10, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of 
Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for 
public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the 
agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal 
agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days 
for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits 
comments for information needed to identify veterans owned businesses.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 9, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to 
Gail Wegner (00VE), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: gail.wegner@va.gov. Please refer 
to ``OMB Control No. 2900-New'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gail Wegner at (202) 303-3296 or FAX 
(202) 254-0238.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501 `` 3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, OSDBU 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of OSDBU's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of OSDBU's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Title: VetBiz Vendor Information Pages.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: The Vendor Information Pages (VIP) will be used to assist 
federal agencies in identifying small businesses owned and controlled 
by veterans and service-connected disable veterans. This information is 
necessary to ensure that veteran own businesses are given the 
opportunity to participate in Federal contracts and receive contract 
solicitations information automatically.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, and Individuals or 
households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000.

    Dated: November 1, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-22424 Filed 11-9-05; 8:45 am]
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